Category Archives: Boating

POST FLY MEANS WHAT IT SAYS: GET YOUR FLIES BY MAIL EACH MONTH  

 

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Fish beware, your fly is coming in the mail to your nemesis a serious fly fishing angler!

APtravelnews-August 3rd,-Goose Holler Farm, TN.—Month to month nothing stays the same in the life of a trout and other game fish. In the spring there are emerging insects from winters grasp; waterborne insects come up from their hiding and growing places.  There are flying insects that reproduce over water. As spring morphs into summer, terrestrials such as beetles, all manner of caterpillars, moths and butterflies, mosquitoes, grasshoppers, ants come onto the natural scene. Trout work midges, often smaller than the size of a pin head stuffing themselves, they slap at Mayflies, slurp any insect that flows or drops into their realm.

Along came Brian Runnels, Founder and President of PostFly! The idea is to constantly match the hatch for fly anglers who just do not have the time, or where-withal to know which flies match the hatch of the times they are going on vacation, or planning a local trip to the stream, river or lake.

PostFly folks send by subscription, a selection of flies, apparel & gear delivered monthly to keep the erstwhile angler up-to-date and ready to take on the challenge of the “spotted ones.” The Premium box sent out to subscribers contains fly powder, high and dry dope, a 2-pack of leaders and a selection of quality tied flies.  Personally, what a great idea and entrepreneurial business. Solving problems by taking the guessing out of outfitting for that perfect vacation trip or weekly, weekend outing.

Go postflybox.com and ask Brian about the simple particulars by going: brian@postfly.com or give a call at 888-310-3357P1030570 P1030568

Whatever the hatch is for the month, PostFly has got you covered!
Whatever the hatch is for the month, PostFly has got you covered!

Wolverine Tackle Has a New Multi functional Tackle, or Utility Box

Wolverine Tackle has come up with another winner. This hard plastic tackle box fit anywhere and is rugged and multi-functional too!
Wolverine Tackle has come up with another winner. This hard plastic tackle box fit anywhere and is rugged and multi-functional too!

APtravelnews-August 1st–Goose Holler’ Farm, TN.–Every once- in- a-awhile, I run across a new item that not only intrigues me with its functionality and fit, but I just want it for my own various uses. Well, I found such as the recent ICAST Show in Orlando. Owning a utility golf cart, a boat, tractors and having a dock at my pond; it  immediately struck me that this multi-connectivity tackle box had my complete attention! The included brackets and connectors allow you to virtually attach this box to a golf cart, boat dock post-just about anywhere! The box has deep trays and one removable dish-tray. The cup holder is designed to accept regular coffee mugs with handles and straight up travel mugs. Go: to their web at www.wolverinetackleinc.com  Give a call to get yours at: 630-289-4728 for sales: sales@wolverinetackleinc.com

Best girlfriend for holding onto your "needful stuff."
Wolverine, my new best girlfriend for holding onto my/your “needful stuff.”
This box has a nice cup-holder, several attachment connectors for various  stanchions on a variety of equipment.
This box has a nice cup-holder, several attachment connectors for various stanchions on a variety of equipment.

A Charter Boat Called “Paradise” Skippered by Capt. Steve Skevington in the Gulf of Mexico

Left to Right: Gary Smith, Captain Steve Skevington and Dennis Macalister holding a 25-inch Red Grouper caught in "Paradise."
Left to Right: Gary Smith, Captain Steve Skevington and Dennis Macalister holding a 25-inch Red Grouper caught in “Paradise.”

APtravelnews–July 22, Marina at Cape Haze Englewood, FL.–Barb and I, along with friends and business associates from Click-It Hot Use It Cold, had a bus-mans holiday after the ICAST, Giant fishing show in Orlando, FL.  The grouper, lane snapper and very large grunts bit sardines and cut grunts, like rabid squirrels. We released, between 5 of us fishing; more than 75 fish, most under size slots, but the group of us took home a fine assortment of legal fillets to prepare and eat at our respective homes. The real story here is the very capable Captain Steve, who with his mate Deone, made it all worthwhile and an enjoyable experience.  We spotted dolphin and curious giant sea turtles, Frigate birds circled, and flying fish glided by too! The Cape Haze Marina was clean, loaded with snook that took the cuttings at the cleaning table and gained weight and length-they were beautiful! An alligator also partook in the cleaning table carcasses after Steve sliced and diced with his electric filet knife.  Go fish with very knowledgeable and friendly Captain Steve on the Paradise, by going to the booking number of 941-575-3528 and check out www.paradisefishingcharters.com Rods will bend on the 35-foot charter craft called “Paradise.”

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A fine example of one of the more than a dozen Lane Snapper we caught. Very delicate and tasty member of the snapper family!

 

The rocks held a fine kettle of lane snapper, grunts and porgies!
The rocks held a fine kettle of lane snapper, grunts and porgies!

 

Gorgeous grouper surprised us in Paradise, all day long!
Gorgeous grouper surprised us in Paradise, all day long!
Slicing and dicing through filet after filet!
Slicing and dicing through filet after filet!